Explore Regensburg, Germany with The Design Tourist

In this episode of The Design Tourist, host Karen LeBlanc travels to Regensburg, Germany, a UNESCO World Heritage to explore the link between the city’s culture and creativity through its architecture, art and handicrafts. We’ll shop the city’s many artisan stores and regional handicrafts at its famous Christmas Markets and learn about Regensburg’s Bavarian history […]

Miami Art Week Highlights: Artist Interviews and Art Collecting Trends

Join The Design Tourist Karen LeBlanc as she takes you on a whirlwind tour of Miami Art Week, hitting all the major art shows and fairs to check out the latest trends in art collecting and interview artists doing cutting edge work. From Art Basel, the marquee event, to Miami Art Week’s many satellite shows, […]

5 Fall Trend Takeways for the Home

As the weather gets cooler and the leaves turn colors, home interiors cozy up for the colder months. Here’s a look at 5 Fall Trend Takeways for the Home Metals Warm Up: Expect to see warmer metals such as copper, brass and rose gold mixing in with stainless steel and colder metallic finishes for an […]

Healdsburg, California, The Hospitality Heart of Sonoma County Wine Country

In the latest episode of The Design Tourist, I travel to Healdsburg California, the Hospitality Heart of Sonoma County Wine Country. We’ll tour several Sonoma County vineyards as we sip and savor this epicurean Eden with its earth-friendly ethos and learn about the county’s efforts to have all its vineyards certified sustainable in just a […]

Interacting with Art at ARTECHOUSE in Miami Beach

The desire to stimulate the senses is an instinct that defines us as humans and propels the creation of art. ARTECHOUSE in Miami Beach, Florida delivers a sensory experience through digital art, redefining the way we experience and appreciate art. The interactive museum asks visitors to touch, move, dance, blow and bodily interact to fully […]

The American Writers Museum: Chicago’s Literary Treasure

A Must See Museum for the Literary Tourist While staying in Chicago on a two-day business trip, I had one free morning to sightsee. With so much to see and so little time to do so, I was faced with an anxiety-inducing decision. I wanted an experience off the beaten path of well-trodden tourist attractions […]

Foodie Destinations Top Millennial Travelers’ Vacation Choices

Top Foodie Destinations Tempting the Tastebuds of Travelers Hotels.com in its Tasty Travels research picked several cities as “Top of the Chops” for foodie travelers. Paris, Tokyo and Rome are the top three foodie destinations according to Hotels.com which commissioned edible renderings of the top three foodie destinations by renowned food artist Carl Warner.  Each city scene, captured […]

Man Glam Design Finds at ICFF

Man Glam Design Finds with just the right dose of testosterone discovered at ICFF, The International Contemporary Furniture Fair, the highlight of NYCxDesign. Click on the link to read the full article. Man Glam Design Finds at ICFF

Peak Performance with Custom Storage Solutions

Learn how to make the most of your storage space in this article written by Karen LeBlanc for Interior Appeal Magazine. Click on the link below to read the full article. Custom Storage Solutions